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122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
970 728 3985
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 16
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place but food didn't overwhelm us

The restaurant and the staff were certainly pleasant enough but food was not distinguished at all. I had a cup of gumbo and salad both of which were fine but nothing special. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich which was not very tasty and the accompanying barbecue sauce was very vinegary, not sweet... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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Albany, NY
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Boca Raton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

So it was raining and we just walked in for lunch . The chef must be from New Orleans because the menu consisted of Gumbo and foods from the south. The French fries had a seasoning that did not appeal to me, very salty . The same seasoning was on the chips they served with the spinach dip. Would I... More 

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Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The restaurant and the staff were certainly pleasant enough but food was not distinguished at all. I had a cup of gumbo and salad both of which were fine but nothing special. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich which was not very tasty and the accompanying barbecue sauce was very vinegary, not sweet at all. She also ordered a... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We ate here for dinner while passing through Telluride on our vacation in October. It was a couple blocks from our lodging and at the base of the gondola so it was convenient. This is pretty much the off season so not too many people dining but the owner said it was definitely packed when the snow flies. My wife... More 

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Fort Collins
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was recommended to us by the Hotel Telluride staff for watching the Bronco game. The owner is such a hoot and really made us feel welcome. Food was outstanding.

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Plymouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My family and I have been eating this BBQ for over 10 years! It is a must not miss experience in Telluride, Colorado. Also, this is one of the best places to catch sporting events with a great crowd on many big screens. Happy eating!

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Telluride, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Poor atmosphere combined with an undercooked (raw) hamburger equals a bad experience. Avoid this place!!

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

A relatively cheap option in Telluride Oak as Fat Ally is now called is great for a casual dinner or an apres drink and snack. With a cool set up and outdoor seating that is great during the spring, Oak/Fat Ally is worth a visit.

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Roseville, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

My husband and I went for supper. The service was great, the owner was very attentive. He came back often to check on us and make sure everything was ok. I had the pork sandwich and sweet potato fries. The sandwich wasn't bad but wasnt the best I have ever had either. Also had no bbq sauce on it. I... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The Fat Alley BBQ was buzzing with people when we arrived during the film festival. We sat outside and enjoyed our meal. My husband had the full rack of ribs and they were very good. I had the 3 slider appetizer which was more than enough as a meal. Once our food was brought to us, no one came out... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Ok, this is my first online review and you know it's bad if it prompted me to write a review. We came here after seeing it ranked as one of the top BBQ joints in the country. My brother in law and I love eating in KC at the different BBQ joints and were totally excited to try this out.... More 

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Additional Information about Fat Alley BBQ

Address: 122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
Phone Number: 970 728 3985
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: 970 728 3985

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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